BAYREN Heat Pump Water Heater Incentive for Contractors

Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa San Francisco

EARN $1,000

BayREN and participating Bay Area electricity suppliers are offering an incentive of $1,000—Paid directly to licensed contractors—for replacing their customers’ natural gas or propane residential water heaters with high efficiency heat pump water heaters.

Incentive Details 

  • $1,000 per heat pump water heater installed
  • Paid directly to the participating contractor

Contractor Eligibility 

  • Must be a licensed contractor holding C-20, C-36 or General B license
  • Must complete the program participation agreement

Site/Customer Eligibility 

  • The homeowner must be a current customer of one of these participating electricity suppliers (expected incentive program start date is in parenthesis):
  • East Bay Community Energy (May 2020)
  • MCE (May 2020)
  • CleanPowerSF (Summer 2020)

Equipment Eligibility 

  • The heat pump water heater must:
  • Be replaced by an existing natural gas or propane water heater
  • Have a Uniform Energy Factor (UEF) of 3.1 or greater
  • Have grid-connected capabilities
  • Be listed on the program’s Qualified Products List